The BIMzeED project focuses on the training needs for the current and future construction industry with the main purpose to encourage 1) better employability 2) low-carbon growth, 3) green and nZEB skills 4) increase in youth employment. The challenge of the BIMzeED project is to overcome skills mismatching and improve employability in the current European construction market by improving and extending the existing skills of Trainers, SMEs, site managers, craftworkers and other experienced operatives.
Post date: 13 Feb 2019
The FIT-TO-NZEB project aims to increase the competence and skills of the building professionals in all participating countries - Czech Republic, Romania, Bulgaria, Italy, Croatia, Ireland, Austria and Greece - through unique educational programmes and pilot training courses, which will contribute to both the quality and the scale of the deep energy building renovations.
Post date: 29 Jan 2019
This Topic includes all content relevant to the Theme "Construction skills for tomorrow's energy efficient buildings"
Post date: 18 Oct 2018
The aim of this report is to present the results of the first part of the ECCoPro consultation process: October 2017 to January 2018.
The first part of the report describes how a framework for holistic energy efficiency training of building professionals could operate. The second part presents an attempt to define key energy efficiency skills for each group of building professionals.
Post date: 15 Oct 2018
Concerted Action Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (CA EPBD) public stakeholder workshop
24 October 2017, Bucharest, Romania
Post date: 26 Dec 2017
UPDATE: The web recordings for this event have now been published.
This public stakeholder workshop, organised by the Concerted Action Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (CA EPBD), will take place at the Sheraton Hotel, in Bucharest, Romania, on 24 October (14:00-18:00 EET - 13:00-17:00 CET).
Post date: 7 Sep 2017
This Analytical Report, elaborated by the European Construction Sector Observatory (ECSO), aims to draw a snapshot of the current skills situation in the construction sector in the EU-28, in the context of Construction 2020, the strategic policy agenda for the construction sector in Europe, specifically focusing on skills under the Thematic Objective 2 “Improving the human-capital basis of the construc
Post date: 29 Aug 2017
Early July 2017, the European Commission brought together industry leaders, finance professionals, policy makers, SMEs and start-ups to discuss how the construction’s value chain could meet its ever-evolving challenges.
The 2017 Construction Conference: Let's build changes! assessed the main trends, strategies and roles of major actors, including the public sector.
Four break-out sessions were organised to tackle these challenges thematically:
Post date: 27 Jul 2017
Much like any other industry, construction continuously undergoes change and adaptation. It is important to keep on top of developments and the latest solutions leading to changes.
The ‘Let's build changes’ conference, organised by the European Commission and held on 6 July 2017 in Brussels, Belgium, will bring together industry leaders, financiers, policy makers, but also SMEs and start-ups. Together, they will discuss these questions:
Post date: 9 Jun 2017
Smart cities across Europe are pioneering all sorts of cutting-edge technologies to reduce pollution and boost energy efficiency, becoming green role models for others to follow. The eco-friendly push is not only helping to protect our planet, it’s also stimulating growth and unleashing a new generation of jobs.
Post date: 2 Jun 2017